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Advertising executive

Bill Max Owens, American advertising executive. Named Advertising Man of Year, Phoenix AD-2, 1982.

Background

Owens, Bill Max was born on April 23, 1934 in Oneanta, Alabama, United States. Son of Cecil S. and Mary Elizabeth (Jones) Owens.

Education

Bachelor, Woodbury University, 1955.

Career

Advertising director A Daily Journal, 1954. Assistant advertising director Wright Manufacturing, Arizona, 1955. Advertising director John S. Turne, 1956—1959.

Account supervisor Carl Lawson Advertising, 1959. President, chief executive officer Owens & Associates Advertising, Phoenix, since 1960. Member advisory board Phoenix Business Journal.

President board trustees Kyrene School Board, Tempe, Arizona, 1970—1977. Board directors Maricopa County Fair, Phoenix, 1977—1983, Woodbury University, Better Business Bureau, Phoenix, 1982, Arizona Livestock Board, Phoenix. Chairman, public relations director International Arabian Horse Association, Denver, 1978—1984, 1985—1989.

Membership

Trustee Woodbury University. Member of Phoenix Advertising Club (president 1982-1983), American Advertising Federation, Advertising Marketing International Network, American Association Advertising Agencies (chairman Sun Country council 1970-1971, 1982-1983, board governors western region 1982-1983), Arizona Club (Phoenix), Plaza Club, Phoenix Country Club.

Connections

Married Marta L. Olson, May 29, 1953. Children: Mark, Matt.

father:
Cecil S. Owens

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Jones) Owens

spouse:
Marta L. Olson

child:
Mark Owens

child:
Matt Owens